Dr Simon Anderson

Dr Simon Anderson



Recommended by 2 specialists
32 years of experience
17 years as a specialist

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“I found Dr Anderson to be professional, empathetic and kind. By the end of my consultation we had an agreed treatment plan and Dr Anderson had answered all of my questions comprehensively. It was a very positive experience. “
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  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3626056
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,540 reviews

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    1,165 reviews


    Dr Simon Anderson is a Consultant Gastroenterologist primarily based in London at the renowned London Bridge Hospital, as well as Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Alongside a highly experienced team, Dr Anderson's practice involves consultations, diagnosis and treatment of digestive and stomach diseases, which include inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Crohn’s disease.

    After graduating with a medical degree from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, in 1990, Dr Anderson ventured to London, where he undertook higher specialist training in Liver Diseases and Intensive Care at King's College Hospital, as well as in Gastroenterology at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital. After being awarded a Wellcome Institute Research Fellowship, he conducted full-time research at St Thomas' Hospital. In 2004, the University of London awarded Dr Anderson with a Doctorate of Medicine (MD). In 2006, he took up the role of Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, where he heads up an acute general medicine firm.

    Dr Anderson's key areas of expertise include IBD, all therapeutic endoscopy, colonoscopy and balloon enteroscopy, wireless capsule endoscopy. His particular interests with regards to research include approaches for diagnosing and treating small-intestinal disease and ulcerative colitis. Most notably, Dr Anderson was the lead investigator on a recent clinical trial investigating the role of exercise in Crohn's disease and is also investigating the role of in IBD.

    Much of the patient feedback Dr Anderson receives praises his caring yet professional approach when it comes to managing patients. He is also passionate about medical education and sharing his medical skills and expertise with the next generation of doctors.


    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastroscopy
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Bowel Cancer Screening
    • Endoscopic Laser Treatment
    • Enteroscopy
    • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Sigmoidoscopy
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    Special interests

    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Bloating
    • Acid Reflux
    • Diarrhoea
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Heart Burn
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Constipation
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastroparesis
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Haemochromatosis
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Oesophagitis
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    • MB ChB - University of Cape Town - 1990 
    • MD - University of London - 2004
    • FRCP
    • Member of the British Society of Gastroenterology
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